SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – Allegedly using a password stolen in a LinkedIn security breach, a group of hackers claim they have gained access to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s Pinterest and LinkedIn accounts.
A hacker group named the OurMine Team posted a tweet claiming credit for accessing the accounts on Sunday.READ MORE: Splash Brothers Curry, Thompson Lead Warriors Past Pistons, 102-86
The group identified the password Zuckerberg used as “dadada.”
Facebook Inc. released a statement Monday morning saying that none of the company’s systems or accounts were accessed and that Zuckerberg’s affected accounts have since been re-secured.
The group also hacked into his Pinterest account which has since been restored.
The OurMine Team claimed it gained access to the password from passwords leaked in a massive LinkedIn data breach in May.READ MORE: Friends, Loved Ones Remember Michelle Go, Killed In NY Subway Attack At San Francisco Chinatown Vigil
According to Facebook, Zuckerberg’s Facebook account and password were not compromised and his account on Facebook-owned Instagram was also unaffected.
Zuckerberg is not alone.
Several high profile Twitter users have also had their accounts hijacked in recent weeks including rapper Tenacious D and rock star Katy Perry.MORE NEWS: 2 Pedestrians Killed, 2 Hurt In Crash In San Jose
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